tiger lily


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tiger lily

n.
1. A lily (Lilium lancifolium) native to China, having large black-spotted reddish-orange flowers with reflexed petals and purplish bulbils in the leaf axils, widely planted as an ornamental.
2. Any of several similar lilies.

tiger lily

n
1. (Plants) a lily plant, Lilium tigrinum, of China and Japan, cultivated for its flowers, which have black-spotted orange reflexed petals
2. (Plants) any of various similar lilies

ti′ger lil′y


n.
1. a lily, Lilium tigrinum, having dull orange flowers spotted with black.
2. any lily of similar coloration.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiger lily - east Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petalstiger lily - east Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
2.tiger lily - lily of southeastern United States having cup-shaped flowers with deep yellow to scarlet recurved petals
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
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One of the easiest lilies to grow is the Tiger lily (Lilium tigrinum), which grows to 4ft (1.